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The Department, in fulfilling that responsibility, is charged with developing and maintaining two of the City’s regulatory documents: 

These documents are designed to ensure the protection and preservation of the quality of life of the residents of and visitors to the City of Ormond Beach.

Planning staff also serves as liaison to the:

Each of these boards plays an integral role in achieving the goals that are set forth by the City Commission.

July 9, 2020 Planning Board meeting (7pm in City Commission Chambers) Notices:

SE 2020-061: 78 East Granada Boulevard, wall signage Special Exception

This is an application submitted by Susan Richmond, Museum Director, authorized agent for the Ormond Memorial Art Museum & Gardens, for a Special Exception for wall signage at 78 East Granada Boulevard. The Ormond Memorial Art Museum & Gardens is in process for a building expansion. Section 3-48(B) of the Land Development Code allows alternative business premise signage (wall signage) through a Special Exception. The Special Exception seeks to allow five (5) wall signs for a total of 206+ square feet of building signage. The subject property is located at 78 East Granada Boulevard and is zoned as B-4 (Central Business) and is within the Downtown Overlay District.

CPA 2020-059: 350 Clyde Morris Boulevard, Large Scale Comprehensive Plan Amendment

This is an administrative request, based upon annexation, for a Large Scale Comprehensive Plan Future Land Use Map amendment for an 18.47± acre property at 350 Clyde Morris Boulevard from the existing land use designation of Volusia County “Urban Low Intensity” (ULI) to the City of Ormond Beach “Residential, Office Retail” (ROR). The Future Land Use Map amendment shall limit the residential density to four (4) units per acre and the Floor Area Ratio (FAR) to 0.45, consistent with the existing Volusia County land use. The purpose of the land use amendment is to assign a similar Ormond Beach land use to the existing Volusia County land use.

Z 2020-060: 350 Clyde Morris Boulevard, Amendment to Official Zoning Map 

This is an administrative request, based upon annexation, for a Zoning Map amendment for an 18.47± acre property at 350 Clyde Morris Boulevard from Volusia County B-2 (Neighborhood Commercial) and R-2 (Urban Single-Family Residential) to Ormond Beach B-10 (Suburban Boulevard) at 350 Clyde Morris Boulevard.

Plantation Oaks posting notice:

Based upon annexation, the City of Ormond Beach is assigning a city zoning designation to the Plantation Oaks subdivision. The city zoning designation shall incorporate the existing Volusia County Development Orders with no alternations to the number of lots allow. The site posting is a notice requirement of the Planned Residential Development for Planning Board review. The Planning Board hearing date for this item is on June 11, 2020 starting at 7 p.m.

The zoning amendment is specifically to: (1) amend the City’s Official Zoning Map for the Plantation Oaks subdivision from Volusia County Plantation Oaks of Ormond Beach Planned Unit Development (RPUD), Volusia County RR (Rural Residential), Volusia County R-3 (Urban Single Family Residential), Volusia County R-4 (Urban Single Family Residential) and Volusia County R-5 (Urban Single Family Residential) to City of Ormond Beach PRD (Planned Residential Development), (2) approve an Ormond Beach development order incorporating the existing Volusia County zoning approvals, and (3) authorize an amendment to allow Phase 1 (669 lots) of the Plantation Oaks subdivision to delete the age-restriction that limits residents to 55 years in age and over. The Phase 1 lots would be subject to Volusia County school concurrency. The property is approximately 1,055.80 acres being generally located along the east side of Interstate 95, south of Halifax Plantation subdivision, west of Old Dixie Highway, and north of U.S. Highway 1.

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